First Day Back

We kicked off the new semester of the Academy with so many exciting things! New sophomore Scholars, the last semester for senior Scholars, a new senior project, and the winners […]

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National Portfolio Day

Scholars headed up to Lehman College in the Bronx for National Portfolio Day on Saturday November 20, spending the day visiting representatives from the colleges they’re interested in. The seniors […]

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SVA Tour

On Election Day, Parsons Scholar Seniors toured the School of Visual Arts’ facilities. Students learned about SVA programs and application requirements and were able to speak to current undergrad students […]

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Cooper Hewitt Teen Design Fair

On October 12th, the scholars attended the Cooper Hewitt Teen Design Fair, which gives high schools students the opportunity to meet and speak with professional artists and designers from around […]

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College Essay Workshop 2

The Scholars continued with part 2 of the College Essay Workshop conducted by Jesse Day on Saturday October 23. The class critiqued sample essays to hone their constructive feedback skills. […]

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College Application Organizer

Seniors worked in groups to research the application processes of given Universities and colleges. Seniors researched deadlines, supplemental requirements, essays topics and portfolio requirements from schools such as Parsons, Pratt, […]

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College Essay Workshop 1

The first of a two week workshop for Seniors on effective college essay writing. Conducted by Jesse Day, a Parsons faculty for The Writing Center and Critical Reading & Writing […]

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Save The Date!

2010 Parsons Scholars Graduation Wednesday, 8.4.2010 Theresa Lang Student Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor See you there!

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Open studios

First thing visitors saw when they came into the room during open studio…The next room had the sketches done by the students and a wall with photos which documented each […]

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Back to Brookdale!

Returning to Brookdale hospital this past Saturday, the class sketched their new concepts onto their walls and some even began to paint them! More patients and parents stood in the […]

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Brookdale changes

After reviewing the work/sketches done for the walls at Brookdale, some issues arose but the class was able to “go back to the drawing board” to create original and unique […]

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Pulse Contemporary Art Fair

On Sunday, March 7th, Parsons Scholars enthusiastically joined artists, art dealers, and collectors from all over the world at the Pulse Contemporary Art Fair. After meeting at Parsons, the Scholars, […]

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Saturday Academy Classes

Each Saturday morning, Parsons Scholars join students from the greater NYC area for art and design classes in their areas of interest as students in the Pre-College Academy program. Here, […]

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Getting ready for SAT Prep

On Saturday Febrary 27, after their morning art/design class, Parsons Scholars Juniors prepared for their upcoming 8-week SAT prep course with a diagnostic test.The course will be given by A-List, […]

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Fashion Workshops

With the help of Timo Rissanen of the Fashion faculty at Parsons, Parsons Pre-College scholars work together to re-design damaged children’s wear for the purpose of donating the clothing to […]

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Trapped in an Elevator!

Ananda, Mentors Joelle and Max, financial aid workshop leader Alison, Sasha and her mom were stuck in an elevator at 6 E. 16th St. following Saturday’s workshop! They were finally […]

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College Application Workshop

This Saturday, February 13th, Ananda and Nadia’s scholars met their new mentors and participated in a fun and informative college application workshop. We looked at many helpful resources for learning […]

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The MOMA: Tim Burton

On January 3oth Nadia’s scholars along with some of Ananda’s new scholars, went to see the Tim Burton exhibition at the MOMA. It was packed but the students were able […]

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Senior Project Preview!

This weekend Jaime Arredondo and Jessica Cannon met with Josh Fifer from Helping Is Easy at Brookdale Hospital’s Pediatric Unit. We had a great time touring the space and learning […]

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Purchase Visit with Guillermo

On January 27th Guillermo Restrepo and Jessica Cannon took a field trip to tour the Fine Arts Department at Purchase College in White Plains, NY. Guillermo was really excited about […]

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